Best Truck-Buying Tips for Owner-Operators

Best Truck-Buying Tips for Owner-Operators

A breakdown of the most important factors to consider when buying a new truck, including the best truck for owner operators

Understanding owner-operator expenses and costs

Understanding owner-operator expenses and costs

The average independent owner-operator works at a 5% profit margin—not including salary. What does that mean? And how can you estimate yours?

Should You Get Your Trucking Authority? Weighing the Pros and Cons

Should You Get Your Trucking Authority? Weighing the Pros and Cons

If you’ve been leased onto a company or working as a company driver for a while, you’ve probably considered stepping out and getting your own authority. Before you take the leap, you should weigh the upsides and the downsides.

What’s the difference between HVUT, Form 2290, and IFTA?

What’s the difference between HVUT, Form 2290, and IFTA?

In this article we explain the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT), the Form 2290 tax form, and IFTA tax, and what you need to know about each.

Cost Per Mile Calculator

Cost Per Mile Calculator

A free tool to help you calculate your cost per mile including breakdowns of expenses like fixed costs and variable costs.

Is QuickBooks good for trucking companies?

Is QuickBooks good for trucking companies?

We’ll walk through the pros and cons of QuickBooks in this article so you will have a better idea if it makes sense to use it for your trucking business. Then you can decide if you want to use QuickBooks, or if something made specific for trucking makes more sense.

6 Strategies to Improve Your Top End Revenue as an Owner-Operator

6 Strategies to Improve Your Top End Revenue as an Owner-Operator

Improving your top end revenue can help you invest in better equipment, add more trucks and continue to grow your business. This guide will show you 6 ways owner operators can improve their gross revenue.

Cutting fuel costs and improving fuel efficiency for Owner Operators

Cutting fuel costs and improving fuel efficiency for Owner Operators

Improving trucking fuel efficiency means a huge increase in your take-home pay. Here's the best fuel efficiency improvement techniques.

What exactly is IFTA?

What exactly is IFTA?

A detailed look at the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA), including who participates in the IFTA and how it started.

How does IFTA work?

How does IFTA work?

A breakdown of how IFTA works including common scenarios explaining the reason behind charges so you know what to expect.

Owner Operator Trucking Calculator / Income Estimation Tool

Owner Operator Trucking Calculator / Income Estimation Tool

The best trucking calculator tool including calculators for revenue per mile, monthly and annual mileage, and fixed and variable costs.

Driver Qualification Files: What They Are and What Goes in Them

Driver Qualification Files: What They Are and What Goes in Them

Whether you run a massive fleet or a company of one, you’ll need a driver qualification file (DQF) for each of your drivers — including yourself, if you have your own authority.